At Fun Over Fifty, we are proud to offer tours which are backed by a strong, well managed commitment to sustainable practices and include nature-based tourism experiences. Our goal is to make sure we have a positive impact on environment around us, and protecting natural wonders for future generations and future travellers.
Take advantage of discounted low season fares and make tracks for Longreach on the Spirit of the Outback, an historic rail journey like no other. Then delve deep into outback life visiting The Stockman's Hall of Fame, Qantas Founders Museum, Camden Park Station and a trip to the Age of Dinosaurs exhibit in Winton. We then depart the Outback and make our way to the Town of 1770 where we spend 2 nights. Take in the highlights of Agnes Water by land and sea onboard a unique LARC amphibious vehicle.
Join us as we journey the stunning east coast of Queensland in 'Gold Class' style. We'll embark on a 4WD tour on Fraser Island, take bird watching tours and eco reef walks on Heron Island and relax on Daydream Island. Finish the tour feeling refreshed whilst cruising along the Barron River in Kuranda and enjoy your last night with an exclusive twilight tour at the Cairns Aquarium.
This really is a 100% New Zealand experience as we unearth both the north and south islands of 'the land of the long white cloud'. An in-depth tour showcasing Maori culture and heritage, undoubtedly some of the world's most stunning scenery and good kiwi hospitality. Enjoy two breathtaking rail journeys and an overnight cruise on awe-inspiring Milford Sound as we discover all there is to know about our neighbours across 'the ditch'.
Unpack once for 5 nights at the centrally located Sofitel Melbourne on Collins. Take a trip to visit Werribee Mansion and Open Range Zoo, spend time in the Dandenong Ranges, ride and dine on the Q Train and lose yourself at the renowned Melbourne International Flower Show, a colourful celebration of the Australian lifestyle and great outdoors, ranked as one of the top 5 garden shows in the world.
Join us as we unearth all aspects of Victoria as we rove the highways and byways of this diverse state. Delve into bustling metropolitan Melbourne, travel along the Great Ocean Road and enjoy a breathtaking scenic flight over the 12 Apostles. Traverse The Grampians to Ballarat and experience history at Sovereign Hill. Dig up our gold mining history in Bendigo and board a paddle steamer in Echuca before discovering the beauty of the High Country.
Escape for Christmas travelling in style on board the Great Southern. Departing Adelaide we traverse South Australia through the magical Adelaide Hills on to Canberra and Coffs Harbour. Christmas Day is celebrated on board the Great Southern in the morning before stopping at the small station of Uranga, where we take in spectacular coastline views and the Great Dividing Range before travelling to Coffs Harbour. Ending our rail experience in Brisbane where we celebrate the grand finale of the tour - Feasting on seafood and traditional fare for Christmas dinner and enjoying the river views at night.
Enjoy a luxurious Christmas getaway to the cool Southern Highlands as you travel in Opulent 'Diamond Class'. Unrivalled in style and class this tour takes in South West Rocks, the Hunter Valley, 3 nights in old-world grand country-house charm at Peppers Manor House in Sutton Forest, and a 5 star finish in Sydney's Circular Quay. With a Gala Christmas Day lunch and Boxing Day cruise on Sydney Harbour, this will be a very Merry Christmas indeed!
Take an outback adventure through Roma, Barcaldine, Longreach, Winton, and Carnarvon Gorge. Experience outback hospitality, heritage, culture and more as we unearth dinosaurs, bushrangers, legends of the land, modern industries, artistic trails, and fabulous outback Aussie tucker.
Fraser Coast Christmas! Enjoy 5 nights in K'Gari (Fraser Island). Take a 4WD safari coach along the 75 mile beach, the spine of Fraser Island. With sights including Hook Point to Great Sandy Cape and he Maheno Shipwreck. Celebrate Christmas the Fraser way, with a seasonal festive feast in the Grand Ballroom, consisting of fresh seafood and traditional Christmas selections. Join an eco marine adventure cruise along the western coast of K'Gari exploring the remarkable UNESCO-awarded Great Sandy Biosphere, and more!
Head north for Christmas in tropical style! Unpack once for 5 nights in 5 star luxury at the Shangri-La in Cairns. We’ll dive into Green Island on a half-day tour including a semi-submarine coral viewing experience; enjoy an exclusive private twilight tour and dinner at Cairns Aquarium; ride the breathtaking Kuranda Scenic Railway and discover the sweeping plateaus of the cool Atherton Tablelands.
Discover the pristine Dorrigo National Park with 4 nights at the tranquil Lookout Mountain Retreat. Visit Dolphin Marine Conservation Park and Coffs Harbour Butterfly House. Drive the breathtaking Waterfall Way and take in an ale at the famous ‘Pub With No Beer’. Then celebrate Christmas in style with newfound friends against the backdrop of the stunning mountain and valley views of the retreat.
Unpack once at our waterfront hotel in stunning Hervey Bay to discover whales, wilderness and much more. We’ll see these majestic creatures up close on a whale watching cruise, take a 4WD adventure on World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, taste Bundaberg’s famous rum at the distillery, ride the historic Mary Valley Rattler and visit the informative Hinkler Hall of Aviation as we delve into all this region has to offer.
Take a Great Australian Bight out of this tour to the Eyre Peninsula staying in Port Lincoln and Streaky Bay and tasting local seasonal seafood. Discover maritime history, learn about aquaculture industries and unveil the secrets of Seppeltsfield Winery in the Barossa as our guided tour takes us behind the scenes to look through the estate’s treasure trove of historical buildings.
Head way out west and discover the beauty of WA’s wildflowers, natural formations and historic attractions. Flights take you in to Perth for 2 nights and coach touring includes Geraldton, Dalwallinu, Hyden, Albany, Pemberton and Margaret River. Cruise the Swan and Donnelly Rivers, marvel at The Pinnacles and Wave Rock, laugh till you cry on the Tin Horse Highway and be mesmerised by dreamtime legends in the Ngilgi Caves.
Take your taste buds on a journey of discovery in stunning South Australia. Delve into the Barossa Valley with visits to Seppeltsfield Estate, Chateau Tanunda, Maggie Beer Farm Shop, and the Barossa Valley Chocolate Company. Get back to nature on Kangaroo Island seeing sea lions and birds of prey, and tasting an abundance of local produce.
Fly into the heart of the nation for stays in Alice Springs, Yulara and Kings Canyon. Soar high above Uluru, trek with Camels, try your hand at dot painting, and be inspired at the Sounds of Silence dinner under the stars. Discover the beautiful natural formations of the West MacDonnell Ranges, and delve into outback pioneering history on this 8 day Red Centre extravaganza!
On this short break, travel to the Granite Belt region and discover the local wines and liqueurs, learn about the bottling process and enjoy a guided barrel room tour. Encounter with camels and follow in the footsteps and hear the local stories of Banjo Patterson in Tenterfield or take the opportunity to shop at the Granite Belt Christmas Farm.
You'll encounter more of the Top End than expected with 4 nights in Darwin and included touring of the Tiwi Islands and Litchfield National Park plus visits to Mindil Beach Sunset Markets and Cullen Bay, and many amazing Darwin museums and exhibitions. In Kakadu take to the air on a scenic flight, discover Aboriginal rock art and cruise the Yellow Water wetlands to complete your Top End Encounter.
See the icons of the Apple Isle on this in-depth tour of Tasmania. Fly into Hobart for 3-nights to explore Port Arthur Historic Site and experience Bruny Island. Enjoy an epic Gordon River Cruise travelling to Strahan and Queenstown. Then discover Cradle Mountain, before arriving at Smithton and finishing up in Launceston and Bicheno for a fabulous scenic flight over the Friendly Beaches and Wineglass Bay.
Norfolk Island beckons with its charming mix of history, culture, welcoming hospitality and relaxing atmosphere. With 7 nights at the Paradise Hotel and daily activities including a 4WD island tour, convict settlement tour, glass bottom boat cruise and bushwalk breakfast, there is plenty to keep you busy during the day. At night join a progressive dinner, enjoy 'Wonderland by Night' and even dress as a convict for a dinner and show.
Traverse the state of Queensland through Roma, Barcaldine, Emerald, Longreach, and Cloncurry to the Gulf of Carpenteria to experience an epic Gulf sunset and Sand Island dinner. See the outback come to life, learn about the heritage of mining, discover the indigenous culture, and ride the legendary Gulflander train as touring heads through Cobbold Gorge and Undara to tropical Cairns on this journey showcasing the best of Queensland.
We celebrate Christmas in July staying 2 nights at the tranquil Lookout Mountain Retreat, a stone’s throw from Dorrigo’s World Heritage National Park. Visit Dutton Trout Farm and discover the Dorrigo National Park Rainforest Centre with a guided walk. Then celebrate Christmas in July in style with newfound friends against the backdrop of the stunning mountain and valley views of the retreat.
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Take the ‘Gold Class’ route with extensive touring via Armidale, Hunter Valley, Bowral and Albury to Melbourne for 4 nights. Ride the Puffing Billy Steam Train, take the Living Legends tour, visit ArtVo and experience Cup Day at Flemington as it should be done; in the Home Straight Enclosure with 5-course meal, beverage package, live band, elevated track viewing platform, racebook and private betting facilities.
Walk in the footsteps of outback legends as we take the road less travelled to the far reaches of Queensland. Discover Stockmen in Longreach, dinosaurs in Winton, the Min Min lights in Boulia, the epic sights of the Channel Country and Birdsville’s astounding Big Red. Top it all off with an up-close encounter with our endangered bilby in Charleville and a dip in the Great Artesian Spa at Mitchell.
We travel in comfort and style, and we minimise our environmental impact. Sustainable practices are included at every stage of our tours.
Each of ours tours has fitness rating so our guests know if it's right for them. And everyone on the tour wants the same level of activity.
Our focus has always been on creating unforgettable tours all over Australia and select international locations.
To give you the best experience on your tour, all transport, activities, and accommodation are included, as well as most meals.
To book your tour, all you need to do is call us and we will organise everything with you over the phone. We will also answer your questions and provide any information you need.
We put a great deal of effort into our sustainability policies, and we are very proud of our eco-friendly practices. You can read about all our sustainability policies here.
Our eco tours are designed to showcase the beauty and wonder of the natural environment, giving our guests the opportunity to escape and get back to nature. Our eco tours also operate in an environmentally friendly way, ensure we protect the natural world for future generations.
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